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Mountain lion (puma) cubs on the refuge / USFWSNational Wildlife Refuges work closely with other researchers, Universities and science-based organizations interested in supporting the agency's wildlife conservation mission.

The following are some of the recent research projects conducted on Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Using a Combination of Remote Sensing and Artificial Intelligence to Identify and Map Saltcedar in the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge – Dennis C. McCarville and A. Salim Bawazir, New Mexico State University Department of Civil Engineering. 
  • Puma Research and Management at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge – Travis Perry, Furman University; Megan Pitman, Clemson University; Brianna Upton, University of New Mexico. 
  • Sustainable Agriculture at Bosque del Apache NWR – Drew Fowler, Louisiana State University School of Renewable Natural Resources. 
  • Effects of River Processes and Vegetation on Avian Communities in the Middle Rio Grande – Sarah G. Hamilton, Louisiana State University School of Renewable Natural Resources. 
  • Hydrological and Meteorological Disturbances in Rio Grande Riparian Ecosystems – J. Thibault, J. Cleverly, and C. Dahm, University of New Mexico Biology Department. 
  • Rio Grande Silvery Minnow Rescue at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge – New Mexico Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office. 
Page Photo Credits — Mountain lion (puma) cubs on the refuge / USFWS
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2014
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